Lizard King Reviews

Lizard King DRAMA-LOGUE Review

Make no mistake, Jim Morrison fans — this play bears little resemblance to Oliver Stone’s cinematic celebration of the Doors rock groups. Appropriately titled The Lizard King, Jay Jeffery Jones’ drama, under the taut direction of Avner Garbi, indeed exhibits a hardened exterior and an elusive presence. Yet while it is assaultive and off-putting at times, there is enough insight and human compassion included to make up for its excessive alienation.

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The Lizard King – Los Angeles Times Interview

Los Angeles Times April 14, 1991
Jim Morrison’s Last Words
Rock poet’s final struggle to recapture his artistic vision is at the core of THE LIZARD KING.

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‘The Lizard King’ Documents Jim Morrison’s Final Hours

The music’s over for Jim Morrison. He’s bloated and boozy but still the dangerous poet, spilling his invective into a tape recorder between drinks and just before oblivion. It’s 1971, the last 36 hours of Morrison’s life in a Paris apartment shared with his longtime companion Pamela Courson and the ghosts of his incendiary stardom.

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The Lizard King PosterStephen Nichols Gets Into Jim Morrison’s Skin

Soap Opera Digest
What do Stephen Nichols and Val Kilmer have in common? They’re both singing Light My Fire and impersonating the late rock star Jim Morrison.

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